Creep sought for grabbing the rear end of a 17-year-old girl at the F train station near Queensbridge Houses: NYPD
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by bparry
2h ago
[caption id="attachment_77314" width="363"] Suspect wanted for forcible touching (NYPD)[/caption] July 15, 2024 By Bill Parry Read More ..read more
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‘Enough is enough,’ eastern Queens leaders urge Hochul to sign bill prohibiting reckless driving in parking lots
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by Iryna Shkurhan
2h ago
Eastern Queens officials say that the loud and reckless driving behavior taking over their parking lots at night is a stroke of a pen away from being curbed.  Current state traffic laws do not include parking lots under the definition of reckless driving, which is considered a misdemeanor. At the start of 2023, Assembly Member... Read More ..read more
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Inside Broadway brings the joys of music and movement to Queens seniors
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by Anthony Medina
2h ago
Inside Broadway, a borough-wide non-profit theater company that has been in operation for over 40 years, has been sharing the joys of music and movement with older adults across senior centers in Queens for about two decades. Better known for bringing performance art programs to NYC public school children, Inside Broadway has expanded its programming... Read More ..read more
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Southeast Queens to get $59 million in investments from city budget, including funds for trauma center
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by Athena Dawson
4h ago
Southeast Queens is about to receive a significant injection of funds stemming from the City Council’s $112.4 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2025. The budget, which passed on June 30, includes over $59 million in investments for District 31, including a long sought-after Level 1 or Level 2 Trauma Center in Far Rockaway.  The council... Read More ..read more
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Condo prices rise in LIC, although sales volume drops: report
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by emarshall
4h ago
July 15, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Condo prices are up in Long Island City, although sales volume has dropped, according to a new report. The median price paid for a condo in Long Island City increased in the second quarter of 2024, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the... Read more ..read more
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Woodhaven man arrested and charged for fatal hit-and-run in Long Island City: NYPD
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by bparry
4h ago
[caption id="attachment_77289" width="680"] A Woodhaven man was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in a fatal hit-and-run in Long Island City last year that killed a Brooklyn man. File photo by Lloyd Mitchell[/caption] July 15, 2024 By Bill Parry Read More ..read more
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Four Queens teachers honored by FLAG Foundation for teaching excellence
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by Ethan Marshall
4h ago
Four Queens teachers were among the 36 winners of the fifth annual FLAG Award for Teaching Excellence awards program, which recognizes and celebrates New York City public school teachers who best apply creativity, passion and commitment to inspire learning. Two of these teachers were among the six grand prize winners. The winners from Queens are... Read More ..read more
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Mets players Sean Manaea and José Iglesias make special surprise appearance during Kids Club Day Sunday at Citi Field
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by Ethan Marshall
6h ago
The New York Mets held its second of five Kids Club Days at Citi Field Sunday before the team’s final game prior to the all-star break, with starting pitcher Sean Manaea and infielder José Iglesias making surprise appearances. Presented by Cohen Children’s Northwell Health, the event granted Kids Club members and their families early entry... Read More ..read more
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DMC of iconic hip-hop group Run-DMC set to headline Queens Live! Concert at SummerStage Sunday
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by Athena Dawson
6h ago
Darryl McDaniels, co-founder of the world-renowned rap group Run-DMC, is set to headline Queens Live! Concert at SummerStage in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday, while also planning to attend the Queens Night Market the night before. McDaniels, who hails from Hollis and goes by the stage name “DMC,” will headline the concert on Sunday,... Read More ..read more
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Jamaica man sentenced for gunning down two men in Southeast Queens just over a year apart: DA
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by Bill Parry
6h ago
A Jamaica man was sentenced to more than three-and-a-half decades in prison Friday in Queens Supreme Court for killing a 39-year-old man in 2020 over a dispute over money and for fatally shooting another man outside a liquor store in South Ozone Park in 2021. Ashik Zaman, 23, of 156th Street, pleaded guilty on June... Read More ..read more
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